94. Which children can get child care?

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Massachusetts Law Reform Institute

You can get child care authorized by DTA for

  • a child under age 13, or
  • a child age 13 or under age 16 if the child has special needs, has a disability, or is under court supervision.

The child must be

Advocacy Reminders

  • Sometimes it is not safe to leave a teenager unsupervised after school or during school vacations. Contact your local legal services program, Appendix D, if you need out of school time care for a teenager who does not have special needs or a disability. You may have good cause for not meeting TAFDC work rules.


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